Restaurant earnings: mixed results for 4Q

Top-line growth continued to be a struggle for most restaurant companies in the fourth quarter, while corporate profits benefited from cost-cutting initiatives and favorable comparisons to year-ago results. Outlooks for 2010 cited more of the same for the restaurant industry, as executives cited caution surrounding the economy and the consumer.

Carrols Restaurant Group Inc., one of Burger King’s largest franchisees and the owner-operator of two fast-casual

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